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  • Facing crisis in homeland, Filipinos in Central Valley take action

    Facing crisis in homeland, Filipinos in Central Valley take action
    DELANO, Calif. — By 4:30 a.m. the line was out the door at the tiny Fil Bake Shop. Farmworkers were picking up pandesal — Filipino sweet bread — for another day in the fields. Lourdes Talactac chirped "good morning" and asked customers...
  • Philippine typhoon aid delivery picks up speed

    Philippine typhoon aid delivery picks up speed
    CEBU, Philippines — With pressure mounting to speed up the distribution of aid to victims of Typhoon Haiyan, the U.S. aircraft carrier George Washington and its strike group arrived Thursday in the Philippines, and officials said relief flights...
  • U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in Philippines for typhoon relief effort

    U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in Philippines for typhoon relief effort
    CEBU, Philippines -- With pressure mounting to speed up the distribution of aid to victims of Typhoon Haiyan, the U.S. aircraft carrier George Washington and its strike group arrived Thursday in the Philippines, and officials said relief flights could...
  • Panic spreads in typhoon-ravaged Philippines

    Panic spreads in typhoon-ravaged Philippines
    MANILA — Five days after Typhoon Haiyan ripped through the central Philippines, panic was spreading Wednesday and parched, hungry residents were resorting to increasingly desperate measures, including breaking into the homes of the dead. Eight...
  • China increases aid to Philippines after drawing fire

    China increases aid to Philippines after drawing fire
    BEIJING -- Stung by criticism that it was playing politics with disaster, the Chinese government said it was contributing money and aid worth $1.64 million to typhoon victims in the Philippines. Beijing has come under fire at home and abroad for...
  • Typhoon aid: How to help with relief effort in Philippines

    Typhoon aid: How to help with relief effort in Philippines
    As relief efforts continue in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, organizations in this country are collecting donations from those who want to help. UNICEF, the United Nations’ World Food Program and the National Alliance for...
  • Typhoon-stricken Filipinos rely on countrymen abroad for lifeline

    Typhoon-stricken Filipinos rely on countrymen abroad for lifeline
    As millions of Filipinos desperately search for sustenance and shelter in the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan, many may be comforted by the knowledge that help is surely on the way from family members working abroad. The Philippines' biggest export...
  • Mammoth Lakes doctors' group among first to help in Philippines

    Mammoth Lakes doctors' group among first to help in Philippines
    A group of doctors from the Mammoth Lakes area was among the first humanitarian aid groups to reach the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which is believed to have killed about 10,000 people as it moved across the island nation Friday....
  • Officials: Typhoon Haiyan death toll may soar to 10,000 in Philippines

    Officials: Typhoon Haiyan death toll may soar to 10,000 in Philippines
    TACLOBAN, Philippines — The death toll from one of the strongest storms on record that ravaged the central Philippine city of Tacloban could reach 10,000 people, officials said after the extent of massive devastation became apparent and horrified...
  • L.A. Filipinos mobilize to assist typhoon victims

    L.A. Filipinos mobilize to assist typhoon victims
    As the death toll continues to rise in the aftermath of the powerful typhoon that swept through the Philippines last week, Southern California’s local Filipino community has been mobilizing to assist in relief efforts. A 5K Charity Walk was held...
  • Local Filipino community aids typhoon victims

    Local Filipino community aids typhoon victims
    Filipino community members in Southern California are mobilizing relief efforts to send supplies and aid to areas in the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. With a population of more than 330,000, Los Angeles has the largest Filipino diaspora in...